[arch-general] Dropping Oracle OpenOffice
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Wed Mar 9 02:57:07 EST 2011
2011/3/9 Thomas Dziedzic <gostrc at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 1:01 AM, Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at shellworld.net> wrote:
>> For such a transition, I think it will be helpful for everybody using
>> arch-linux to name aall libri-openoffice packages
>> libri-openoffice-supported and all oracle-openoffice packages
>> oracle-openoffice-unsupported. Debian at any rate has a playground area
>> where unsupported packages go within its repositories as well. That might
>> get the message across to even windows users. Certainly if I do a new
>> installation of arch-linux I'd want libri-openoffice-supported on my
>> system as opposed to anything else.On Tue, 8 Mar 2011, Ng Oon-Ee wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2011-03-07 at 22:00 -0600, Thomas Dziedzic wrote:
>>> > just an fyi,
>>> > openoffice itself is *huge* and now that it is going to be dropped to
>>> > the aur, it will most likely lose all audience because of how long it
>>> > takes to compile from source. + libreoffice is just a better version
>>> > of openoffice imo, so there should really be no one that uses it.
>>> People who want openoffice will probably just use the -bin packages?
> I think naming the libreoffice packages libre-openoffice packages is
> just misleading. People should learn the new name.
LibreOffice is perfect,and the old openoffice name should be mentioned
in the package description.
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